Currencies and grain trading


28 April 1998


Currencies and grain trading


Tuesday, 28 April, 1998

  • £1=DM2.992 / FFr10.030 / $1.672

  • French FOB spot wheat value: FFr 745.00 (£ 74.27)

  • Chicago May wheat at close: $2.97 (£ 65.19)



Futures:


MONDAY was a very quiet day. Reports from the USA are rating the winter wheat at 76% good to excellent, and US levels are just above contract lows.





Prices at Mondays
wheat futures close:


MONTH Close Change
MAY 77.10 + 0.20
JULY 79.10 + 0.10
SEP 76.00 -0.25
NOV 78.00 -0.25
JAN 80.00 -0.25
MAR 82.00 -0.25

    Approximate commodity
    values, £/ tonne, ex-farm:





    April Class 1 milling108/112
    April feed wheat70/72
    April feed barley70/72
    Harvest feed wheat68/70




  • Information provided by BDR Agriculture Ltd, Harvest House, 64 North Street, Bourne, Lincolnshire PE10 9AJ – click here for further details

  • FEBRUARY
    7

    Farmers Weekly Awards Show

    Join us for a week-long extravaganza to celebrate the farming heroes and achievements of 2020 and announce the winners of the Farmers Weekly Awards. Countryfile presenter Adam Henson will host five nights of entertainment in 20-minute programmes filmed all over the country. He'll be joined by a host of farming celebrities and feature a special appearance by HRH Prince Charles.
    Find out more
    See more